Yuichi Ikehata

Japanese photographer Yuichi Ikehata‘s series ‘Fragments of Long Term Memory’ sculpts human body forms by scaffolding the models with clay, wire, and paper. He then photographs and composites his subjects together. “Many parts of our memories, however, are often forgotten, or difficult to recall. I retrieve those fragmented moments and reconstruct them as surreal images.”

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Johnson Tsang

Johnson Tsang‘s current series ‘Open Mind’ will be showcasing at beinArt Gallery in Melbourne, Australia later this year. The Hong Kong based sculptor has been featured on Empty Kingdom many times within the past few years. Dates to the show will be provided soon.

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Esther Sarto

Esther Sarto is a gouache and watercolor painter based out of Copenhagen, Denmark. A lot of Sarto’s work combines elements of mother earth by coinciding them with our personal & social aspects of our lives.

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Husmann/Tschaeni

A Husmann/Tschaeni artwork stares you in the face. Under the layers of pinks, greens and blues, you sense movement. As if it is watching your back. Suddenly, you feel yourself being drawn into the art, losing focus. “We work backwards …” greets you as you enter the gates. A small plaque reads: “A hell of…

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Kei Imazu

Kei Imazu is a painter based out of Tokyo, Japan. Her collages of warped renaissance works appear digital but they’re actually painted with oil.

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Alexandra Levasseur

Alexandra Levasseur has a beautiful way of painting dreamy and abstract body of works meanwhile conjuring ethereal tones and emotions. She currently lives and works out of Montreal, Canada.

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Archan Nair: Revisit

Archan Nair‘s visual expressions are part of a journey which is really influenced by the mysteries of our existence and how every action, emotion, and our interconnectedness in a universal scale sets of a chain of reactions.. which we experience from the micro to the macro scale.

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Ewa Juszkiewicz

Ewa Juszkiewicz’s dialectic between creation and destruction has been present since she started her cycle based on old masterpieces created between the Renaissance and the 19th century. She processes, i.e. destroys and recreates, familiar female portraits by depriving them of their obviousness and familiar order, and thus creates her own galleries of new images. Ewa…

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Iryna Yermolova: Revisit

“I mix colours and I am pleased with them. Faces, ideas, untold phrases, undispatched letters, dreams, my happiness, grief, tenderness, loneliness, hope, belief and love – they are all on my canvases. Confused in doubts, I float in travel, I try to find answers, I draw and I breathe!” –Iryna Yermolova, UK

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Joshua Flint

Joshua Flint’s work is based on images curated from many sources such as digitized museum archives, vintage shops, and social media platforms. The paintings fluctuate between the familiar and the unknown while simultaneously including the past and present. By rearranging the hierarchy of elements, the paintings become fictions that allow for countless interpretations.

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Mark Heine

“I am a storyteller. My art is the expression of a carefully chosen moment, captured from a larger narrative. This story is constantly playing, moving forward and changing, as each painting alters the course of the narrative. As it ignites my imagination for the next. So the road is never a straight line.” –Mark Heine,…

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Picasso’s ‘Light Drawings’ 1949

In 1949 Pablo Picasso was visited by Gjon Mili, a photographer and lighting innovator, who introduced Picasso to his photographs of ice skaters with lights attached to their skates. Immediately Picasso started making images in the air with a small flashlight in a dark room. This series of photos became known as Picasso’s “light drawings.”

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Zhou Fan

Feast your eyes on mind melting landscapes from Zhou Fan aka Chou Fan. The artist is based out of Shanghai, China, who typically paints with acrylics. We previously featured another one his bizarre yet beautiful illustrated series back in May 2010.

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Beata Chrzanowska

Beata Chrzanowska‘s works encompass what a tender dance between color and form would look like. Highly realistic yet minimal, her painted figures naturally coexist among sharp spontaneous geometry.

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